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Moffat County swimming earns fourth in Aspen

The Aspen High School meet was a productive one for the Moffat County High School girls swim team. The Bulldogs placed fourth of five teams Saturday, breaking into the top three rankings in individual events for the first time this season.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Jan. 18, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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No dogging it for Moffat County wrestlers at Florence, Rangely tourneys

Bulldogs host first home event Tuesday

The Moffat County High School varsity wrestlers tied for 10th place at the 31-team Mel Smith Husky Invitational this past weekend, placing two individual Bulldogs.

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Moffat County basketball speeds through games in Basalt

Ladies lasso Longhorns; boys can’t come back from 1st half deficit

Friday flew by for Moffat County High School basketball players, but the idea that time flies when you’re having fun wasn’t quite true for all Bulldogs.

Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 16, 2016: Shotgun league shoots Sundays, Thursdays

The Polar Bear League at Craig Trap Club is available to local shotgun shooters and runs through March, with shooting events each week at 10 a.m. Sundays and 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. Training is available for shooters, and all ages are welcome to participate in a family friendly atmosphere, though kids under 12 require parental supervision.

Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 15, 2016: Free boys basketball clinic available

Jim Loughran and Steve Maneotis will host a basketball camp for boys in grades five through seven Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:35 to 5 p.m. at Sunset Elementary School, 800 W. Seventh St, starting Tuesday. There is no cost for this program, which will teach basic skills in the sport and help players develop a love for the game. The clinic will last about a month and organizers plan to host a tournament at the end of the run.

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Craig teams dive into action for inaugural dodgeball league

Adult co-ed program successful for Parks & Recreation

Many sports require athletes to keep a ball in their hands in order to score points, but there is a game where never once making contact with a colorful sphere will help bring about a win. Craig Parks and Recreation recently began a co-ed dodgeball league for adults, and there’s been no missing the fun during the games in the Craig Middle School gym.

Moffat County swimmers on pace to see state races

Bulldogs anticipating upcoming meets in Aspen, Delta, Lakewood

Though their activity may have the briefest of the winter sports seasons, Moffat County High School girls swimmers are making the most of it. MCHS again swam in Montrose over the weekend as part of a smaller meet than the invitational hosted there in December.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Jan. 11, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County wrestlers stay strong at Tournament of Champions

Bulldogs take multiple honors at Vernal, Utah, event

Another weekend, another grapple with glory. Moffat County High School wrestlers took on another big tournament to begin 2016, and again the Bulldogs visited the podium. The Tournament of Champions in Vernal, Utah, saw MCHS athletes finish highly in both the varsity and junior varsity tiers.

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Moffat County basketball ousts Olathe Saturday

Girls pummel Pirates, 53-44; boys claim 1st league win at 74-51

Moffat County High School hoopsters are feeling pretty confident after Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs swept the floor with visiting Olathe during the second set of weekend games, one of which had a sense of urgency.

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Moffat County hoops has thrilling games with Gunnison

Girls win, 66-20; boys KOed by Cowboys, 43-41

There was a rip-roaring feeling in the Moffat County High School gym Friday night as varsity basketball returned. The Bulldogs hosted Western Slope League opponent Gunnison in a night that had mixed results.

Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 8, 2016: Poker Run takes place Jan. 30 at Freeman Reservoir

The Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club will host its annual Poker Run Jan. 30 at Freeman Reservoir. Registration begins at the trailhead parking lot at 9:30 a.m. The event’s card stations are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $10 per hand or three hands for $25. Prizes will be awarded at the awards banquet at 5:30 p.m. at The O.P. Bar and Grill, 534 E. Victory Way. Proceeds go to the local student scholarship fund.

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2016 season opponents narrowed down for Moffat County football

Sailors back in same league as Bulldogs as Steamboat, Delta drop to 2A

It may be more than six months away, but the Moffat County High School football schedule is already looking a lot different. The 2016 season for MCHS will be shaken up by several factors, including the recent realignment of the football divisions by Colorado High School Activities Association. The Bulldogs will remain within the 2A classification, but nearby schools will be seeing changes that will affect Moffat County.

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Moffat County boys basketball back in action

C-Team outlasts Coal Ridge, 36-32, in home opener

If things go as well for the rest of the Bulldog basketball players this week as they did Tuesday night, the Moffat County High School hoops teams will be in fine shape. In the first athletic event following the winter break, the boys C-Team won its first home match, 36-32, against Coal Ridge.